Banana Mint

Mentha spicata var. piperita

Growing Zones 3-11
  • Height:     18-45″
  • Width:      18″
  • Spacing:  18″
  • Bloom Time: Mid-Late Summer
  • Location: Sun-Part Shade
  • Water:  Average




This mint from France really smells of bananas! Squeeze the leaves and the remarkable scent bursts forth. The unexpected fruitiness inspires a creative gastronomic tangent. Dazzle friends and family with banana mint tea, julep, or ice cream; or how about banana mint cookies and muffins?